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February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An Evening with Shari Bayer at the Grove | CHEFWISE


February 23
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Books & Books in Coconut Grove
3409 Main Hwy
Coconut Grove, FL 33133 United States
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Books & Books presents…



Chefwise : Life Lessons from Leading Chefs Around the World

(Phaidon Press, $19.95)

Friday, February 23rd, 7 PM | Books & Books, Coconut Grove


Books & Books is proud to present an evening with Shari Bayer for her latest book: Chefwise : Life Lessons from Leading Chefs Around the World (Phaidon Press, $19.95).

This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us.

About the Book:

Leading chefs from around the world offer inspiration, advice, and life lessons from both in and out of the kitchen

‘A definitive account of what motivates talented chefs to cook with inspiration, innovation and ambition.’ – Drew Nieporent, Restaurateur: Nobu, Tribeca Grill, Batard

Leading chefs from around the world offer inspiration, advice, and life lessons from both in and out of the kitchen

To become a great chef or to run a top restaurant, you need to learn from those who have already been there and done it: the chefs. In this unique book, author Shari Bayer has collected the wisdom of Michelin-star celebrities, rising professionals, and restaurant owners all over the world to provide essential insider advice for all aspiring chefs and culinary business people.

With wide appeal to chefs and other professionals already in the industry, foodies, and anyone who dreams of opening their own restaurant, this is one of the first books to provide real insight into and examination of the mechanisms of the culinary industry from a contemporary and holistic perspective, rather than being focused on recipes and techniques. Filled with inspirational lessons and personal anecdotes, Chefwise covers the things that are not normally taught in culinary school but are essential parts of a contemporary chef’s everyday job – from being a creative cook and inspirational leader to a savvy entrepreneur and social-media expert. A What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School for the hospitality industry.

Featured chefs include Massimo Bottura, Jeremy Chan, Tom Colicchio, Nina Compton, Wylie Dufresne, Suzanne Goin, Enrique Olvera, Eric Ripert, Clare Smyth, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, and Alice Waters, among others.


About the Author:

Shari Bayer has more than thirty years of experience in “the industry,” from working the floor at Charlie Trotter’s in Chicago and founding the NYC culinary and hospitalityfocused PR agency, Bayer Public Relations, in 2003, to establishing her weekly podcast, All in the Industry, on Heritage Radio Network in 2014. Her PR clients have included Sullivan Street Bakery, Serafina Restaurant Group, and The Chef’s Garden, to name a few. Bayer has hosted and produced more than three hundred episodes of All in the Industry, which is dedicated to behind-the-scenes talent in hospitality, with her past guests including Danny Meyer, Thomas Keller, Massimo Bottura, Ruth Reichl, Daniel Boulud, Carla Hall, and Drew Nieporent. In 2019 Bayer launched All in the Industry, a new media and production company, producing H.O.S.T. Summit + Social, an inaugural conference for, and about, the dynamic hospitality industry, which took place in Brooklyn, New York. A Miami native, Bayer earned a BA from the University of Michigan and a Culinary Certificate from the Cooking Academy of Chicago. She has been living in Manhattan since 1998. Bayer is also a contributing writer for Fathom, Forbes, Tasting Table, and Thrillist, and is a fearless solo diner and traveler.